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Jellyfish House in Marbella, Spain by Wiel Arets Architects

The Refined Architecture of the Jellyfish House in Marbella, Spain.<p>Wiel Arets Architects have designed the Jellyfish House located in Marbella, …

Incredible Shadow Art Cast Through Iron Sculptures

At first glance, Greek artist Tedosio Sectio Aurea's iron sculptures might seem pretty ordinary. However, when lit from the precise angle, the sculptures spring to life with shadows that reveal a whole new form. Above, a bouquet of colorful metal flowers casts a shadow of a woman holding leaves, …

Artist Mom and Daughter Explore Their Relationship In Photos

<i>Picture You, Picture Me</i> is a heartwarming visual tale of a mother and daughter bonding through photography. The ongoing and collaborative portrait project between Irish artist Emer Gillespie and her daughter, Laoisha, born with Downs Syndrome, began in 2008 and continues to develop through …

Photography by Maria Coma

Artistic Photography.<p>Maria Coma is a Barcelona, Spain based artist and photographer. Her work has been exhibited in various publications or …

Living Clay: Artist Johnson Tsang Brings Ceramic Bowls and Cups to Life | Colossal

<p>With an adept understanding of ceramics and anatomy, Hong-Kong based artist Johnson Tsang (previously here and here) creates strange and unexpected …

5 Animals That Look Like Lady Gaga

Wildlife<p><b>So theatrical, so blazing with color, so much larger than life—are we talking about Lady Gaga or a sea slug?</b><p>Despite being one of the most creatively outfitted performers of all time, Lady Gaga has some competition in the animal world. Nature’s show-stoppers include everything from insects …

The World's Newest Island, Niijima

Tilt-Shift Effect Applied to Photographs of the Cosmos to Create a ‘Tiny Universe’

Photographs of galaxies far far away rarely convey just how large what you’re looking at really is — after all, how can you even fathom something …

29 Amazing Historical Photos Seen in Color

It’s almost like time-travel. Photos from the past have the ability to offer a glimpse of what life was like in another time, another place. …

For Your Consideration: 5 Totally Free Photo Editing Apps

Photoshop is a household word. People who have never used Photoshop have at least heard of it. I suspect it’s possible that some people who do use …

Luxury Lodge Set in 12,000 Acres of African Wilderness

Set within 12,000 acres of African wilderness, Leobo Private Reserve in South Africa is the epitome of secluded luxury. Located in the Limpop Province, the massive, exclusive villa was designed by award-winning architects Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens. Up to 26 guests at one time are greeted by a …

Unintended Consequences of Technology: Does Wi-Fi Kill Plants?

Ten years ago it was tough finding Wi-Fi, even here in NYC. But now it emanates from every Starbucks, McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts, not to mention …

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

Parallax Animation: Bringing Still Photographs to Life

<b>Update:</b> the photographer made a followup tutorial to answer all the reader questions, see it here:<p>A little technique called “parallax” can add a lot …

Teacher Vows to Complete Doodles on Student's Exams

Redditor Squeezymo is a teacher at an all-girls Catholic school in Bangkok, Thailand who has vowed to complete or add to any drawings that students leave on homework assignments or exams. The quirky educator manages to add drawings and text in red ink to the young pupils' doodles, turning them into …

Yellowstone volcano would be 2,000 times the size of Mount St Helens

New study reveals that the magma chamber beneath Yellowstone National Park more than double the size previously thought and a potential supervolcano would erupt with mammoth force<p>The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's …

Photographs: The Beautiful Alien Worlds Of Scotch Glasses

Whiskey is always beautiful, but it’s rare to see it as beautiful as this.<p>There are more artists who have found inspiration at the bottom of a glass than one can count. Painter Francis Bacon was estimated to drink over six bottles of wine per day, while famous American mystery writer and author of …

Daily Inspiration #1632

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Did You Know: U.S. Currency Was Made of Denim Until THIS Happened

A dollar here, a dollar there—handling cash every day, we've probably started to take American currency's actual, physical resilience somewhat for granted. After all, who hasn't accidentally put a few bills through a lather-rinse-repeat cycle or crumpled them up, stuffing a wad back in pockets in a …

Incredible Trampled Snow Art by Simon Beck

When, due to his feet injuries, British engineer Simon Beck could no longer run, he decided to get some exercise by taking long walks. To make it …

Snowshoeing

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 2

Let’s take a look at the remaining six shoes from Sebastian Errazuriz’s project 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers, where he reflects back on 12 previous …

Imaginative Makeup Art by Tal Peleg

Most of us are familiar with makeup application as an everyday thing that women (and sometimes men) do to enhance their appearance. Professional …